Do you love doing makeup? Whether it is your own, or a friends? Do you love creating not only beautiful, imaginative or theatrical characters? Do you watch films and find yourself being distracted by the incredible make-up on a fantasy like Harry Potter? Or the beautifully styled wigs on Downton Abbey.
A Degree in Make-up & Hair for Theatre and Media could be the right course for you.
We are a 3 year BA (Hons) Degree in Makeup and Hair for Theatre and Media.
This is a full time course that offers practical lead lessons incorporating a wide range of methods and products that are up to date with industry practice. The course offers high contact time with tutors and the ability to come in and practice whenever your require. The course covers everything for beginners right through to advanced skills enabling the course to suit a side range of applicants.
We cover everything from understanding bone structure, beauty/ fashion makeup and application techniques through to body painting, casualty FX, airbrushing and application or prosthetics and colouring. In hair we begin with understanding hair types, basic roller sets and appliances and working with wigs. This continues through to period hair, fashion styling, wig knotting and the making of postiche pieces.
Examples of work experience our students have undertaken are:
GOODWOOD REVIVAL, ENO, PINEWOOD STUDIOS, ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET, LONDON FASHION WEEK, CHICHESTER FESTIVAL & LOCAL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS – just to name a few!
So if you think you might be interested in spending the next 3 years with us, please get in touch or arrange a visit.